The Courser's Companion, Volume 2

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The author, 1834

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Página 347 - But the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, The first to welcome, foremost to defend, Whose honest heart is still his master's own, Who labours, fights, lives, breathes for him alone...
Página 132 - Could we with ink the ocean fill, and were the skies of parchment made, Were every stalk on earth a quill, and every man a scribe by trade, To write the love of God above, would drain the ocean dry. Nor could the scroll contain the whole, though stretched from sky to sky, O love of God, how rich and pure!
Página 459 - The vigorous hounds pursue, with every breath Inhale the grateful steam, quick pleasures sting Their tingling nerves, while they their thanks repay, And in triumphant melody confess The titillating joy. Thus on the air Depend the hunter's hopes.
Página 459 - Muse shall the dark cause reveal. The blood that from the heart incessant rolls In many a crimson tide, then here and there In smaller rills disparted, as it flows Propell'd, the serous particles evade Through the' open pores, and with the ambient air Entangling mix.
Página 459 - By the meridian sun's intenser heat. To every shrub the warm effluvia cling, Hang on the grass, impregnate earth and skies.
Página 131 - Of mineral treasure, and the eternal vault That bounds the hoary ocean; trace the forms Of atoms moving with incessant change Their elemental round; behold the seeds Of being, and the energy of life Kindling the mass with ever-active flame...
Página 121 - All sheep and oxen ; yea, and the beasts of the field ; The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea ; and whatsoever walketh through the paths of the seas.
Página 180 - Prevent; for every longing dame select Some happy paramour; to him alone In leagues connubial join. Consider well His lineage ; what his fathers did of old, Chiefs of the pack, and first to climb the rock, Or plunge into the deep, or thread the brake With thorns sharp-pointed, plash'd, and briers inwoven ; Observe with care his shape, sort, colour, size.
Página 122 - And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
Página 459 - What guide invisible points out their way, O'er the dank marsh, bleak hill, and sandy plain ': The courteous Muse shall the dark cause reveal. The blood that from the heart incessant rolls In many a crimson tide, then here and...

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